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Introduction to Charts and Basic Navigation: Part 2

Collections Corner Join our Yachts on Exhibit Operations Coordinator, Nicholas Alley, to learn the fundamentals of finding your location using maritime charts and traditional tools. We will cover different types of charts, plotting tools, and how to use a compass…

Tool Sharpening, Part 4 – Virtual Learning

Virtual Learning Join Museum Shipwright Chris Sanders to explore the fundamentals of sharpening different hand tools. In this episode, the focus will be cabinet scrapers and saws. Age Recommendation: High School – Adult

Make a Messenger Bag – Virtual Learning

Make a messenger bag or purse using traditional sailor’s skills! This class, taught by Nathan Adams, will teach traditional sailmaking, sewing, and rope work skills to craft a shoulder bag. Age Recommendation: Age 10 – Adult